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Wazuka Matcha Seisui

Wazuka Matcha Seisui

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Learn all the secrets of the Wazuka Matcha Seisui

The wazuka matcha seisui is a yabukita matcha produced by the Nakai family in Wazuka. It has a nice smooth flavor with a hint of grassy or vegetable notes.

Taste

Discover the results of Nio Teasโ€™ 4 step tea tasting method

To evaluate the Wazuka Matcha Seisui, we evaluated the texture of the matcha as well as the flavor. Does it produce a dryness, sweetness, minerality or acidity? Weโ€™ll also evaluate how thick or rich the consistency of the matcha is, otherwise known as mouthfeel. Finally, for matcha specifically, we like to take a look at the vegetal flavor of the tea, as this is a profile consistent across all types of matcha.

Step 1 - Observing the Appearance

The color of the Wazuka Matcha Seisui is a light pale green and the matcha is finely ground into a smooth powder

Step 2 - Assessing the Aroma

The aroma coming off the powder as it is mixed into the water is sweet and vegetal, with notes of artichoke

Step 3 - Tasting the Tea

The initial taste of the Wazuka Matcha Seisui begins to invigorate the sides of the tongue with this slightly citrusy acidity. The body of the tea is rich and smooth with a hint of artichoke and spinach. The tea ends with a clean, slightly dry finish with a hint of minerality that lingers on the palate

Step 4 - Evaluating the sensation on the palate

This matcha is punctuated by its acidity and strong vegetal characteristics. Overall, the structure of the tea is smooth, but it has some brighter and fresher characteristics that make it interesting. There is an acidity in the mid palate but a dryness in the finish.

100% Organically grown and Ethically Sourced

At Nio, we like to support tea farmers who practice organic farming techniques and abstain from using pesticides or chemicals. We are convinced these more natural farming methods not only enhance the flavor of the tea but also contribute to the long-term well-being and sustainability of the tea plantations.

In our experience, tea farms that follow these organic farming principles not only cultivate healthy tea plants but also promote a flourishing ecosystem that accommodates a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Nio Teas Unique Organically grown sourcing process

  • Careful testing of each individual tea to find the best taste
  • Communication with the farmers about how they produce the teas without the use of pesticides or chemicals
  • Visiting the tea fields in person to judge the quality of the tea field and the production facility
  • Exploring the surrounding area to make sure that the biodiversity around the tea fields is lively
JAS Japanese Agriculture Standards logo

JAS Certified

The JAS logo you see on our Wazuka Matcha Seisui, as well as many of our other teas, represents Japanese Agriculture Standards. This mark assures consumers that the products were cultivated without the use of pesticides or chemicals.

At Nio, we give priority to tea plantations that are entirely free of pesticides or chemicals during our selection process. When collaborating with larger tea farmers, we require they provide the JAS label, which they can obtain by undergoing soil sampling and testing.

When partnering with smaller tea farmers who may not have the resources for soil testing, we also accept the "pesticide-free" designation. This is in order to provide opportunities to smaller farmers, while still maintaining our commitment to quality and sustainability.

How to prepare the tea

To prepare the Wazuka Matcha Seisui, follow these basic steps for optimal results. While you can simplify this process if desired, we recommend following these steps to achieve the best possible outcome for your matcha.

  • icon of a strainer with quantity of matcha grams to add to prepare ceremonial matcha

    Step 1

    Take 2 grams of matcha powder and sift it into your matcha bowl to remove clumps caused by humidity.

  • black icon of a teapot with temperature brewing instruction in degree for 70 degree celsius and 160 degree fahrenheit

    Step 2

    Heat the water up to 70 degrees Celsius or 160 degrees Fahrenheit.ย 

  • black icon of a black teapot pouring water in a chawan bowl

    Step 3

    Add roughly 1 tablespoon of water to the bowl and stir the matcha powder into a paste to ensure that it's evenly distributed. Pour in 100ml of water

  • black icon of a matcha whisk and a matcha bowl

    Step 4

    Using your whisk, gently scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl to combine the matcha into the water.

  • black icon of whisk whisking matcha in a bowl

    Step 5

    Using your wrist, vigorously whisk the matcha in rapid zigzag motions until a light green foam forms on top.

  • black icon of a matcha bowl on a plat

    Step 6

    Enjoy your Wazuka Matcha Seisui

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Necessary teaware

In order to prepare a delicious cup of matcha tea, you'll need the following accessories:

  1. A matcha bowl, also known as a chawan, which is a shallow and wide bowl made of either ceramic or porcelain. It is specifically designed to help whisk the matcha powder evenly and create a smooth and frothy texture.
  2. A matcha whisk, also called a chasen, which is made of bamboo and has numerous thin tines. This tool is used to mix and froth the matcha powder with hot water, ensuring a consistent and flavorful cup of tea.
  3. A matcha scoop, or chashaku, which is a bamboo utensil that helps measure out the right amount of matcha powder and transfer it to the matcha bowl. This ensures that the tea is well-balanced and not too bitter.
  4. A sifter, which is recommended for both traditional Japanese tea ceremonies and everyday use. Sifting the matcha powder helps remove any clumps and ensures that the tea has a smooth and silky texture.
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Nakai farm in japan

Location of production and farmer

Information about the farm

The Nakai family is responsible for producing the Wazuka Matcha Seisui. Mr. Nakai's father is a key figure in the development of the JAS logo, which is now included on every label of organic certified tea in Japan. This is a testament to the Nakai family's longstanding commitment to producing Japanese green teas without the use of pesticides or chemicals.

Sourced in Kyoto

Japan

The Wazuka Matcha Seisui comes from a region outside of Kyoto that has a rich history of tea cultivation. This area is known as the birthplace of Japanese green tea, with the first tea plants being planted nearby in 1192. Even today, it remains one of the most renowned areas for growing Japanese green tea.

Matcha is a particular specialty of the region. After tasting hundreds of matcha teas from across Japan, it's clear that Kyoto and Uji are the foremost regions for this prized tea. Matcha cultivation has flourished in this area for over 400 years, and shows no signs of slowing down!

Cultivar and tea plant variety

The Wazuka Matcha Seisui is made using the Yabukita cultivar, the most popular tea variety in Japan. This cultivar is known for having a little bit of everything in terms of flavor and it is easier to grow.

  • Yabukita

    The Yabukita cultivar works well in matcha teas because it provides that strong steamed vegetable flavor. It also provides a lot of umami, making this matcha a real treat for true matcha fans.

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Free Worldwide Shipping & Delivery

We provide free shipping for the Wazuka Matcha Seisui using the most cost-effective carrier for your country. Delivery typically takes 5-7 days for customers in the U.S. and E.U., while it may take up to 10 days for customers in other regions. If you need your order sooner, we offer expedited shipping options for an additional fee.

Order issues

If you encounter any issues with your order, please email our customer service team at info@nioteas.com for the fastest response. For quick queries, you can also reach out to us via direct message on Instagram at @nio_japanese_green_tea.

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Returns & Refunds

At Nio, we want all of our customers to have a positive tea experience. If you're not satisfied with the tea you receive, let us know and we will gladly provide you with a replacement.

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